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Museum of Northern Ostrobothnia

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Very interesting but needs updating

We spent two hours in the museum, which gives a history of Oulu and the surrounding area. It is... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
East Harling, United Kingdom
Interesting museum

This museum is located in the beautiful Ainola Park. It takes you through the history of Oulu... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Mikael F
Vantaa, Finland
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Ainolanpolku 1, 90130 Oulu, Oulu, Finland
+358 44 7037161
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

We spent two hours in the museum, which gives a history of Oulu and the surrounding area. It is very educational, and a lot of the exhibits are fascinating. Our only criticism is that some of the displays are a little tired and some need...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

This museum is located in the beautiful Ainola Park. It takes you through the history of Oulu, Northern Ostrobothnia, and the whole Finland. Well worth of the six euros entrance fee.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

While somewhat old fashioned extremely interesting. In the basement was a display of the doghilll kids a series of children books based on traditional rural life. Loved the display. There were exhibits showing Oulu from its earliest days to today. We wandered around much longer...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 976marilyna
Reviewed 16 May 2018

I visited here with a local friend. As we both like history it was a perfect few hours spent learning about all the maritime history and changes that have shaped what we see today in modern Oulu! it is a well laid out and very...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

I went with my friend who is a local ,he had not visited this museum in over a decade It has a good range of displays and enough information to keep your attention It is laid out over 4 levels so not overbearing or to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank travellerwicked11
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

It was a quick 1,5 hours visit with friends from our Demola Memory Lane team. We worked on developing an app to encourage crowdsourcing of historical photos and oral history for the past 3 months. When the project reached its end, we wanted to make...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank hasrizal
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

If you want to learn more about local culture, but not only, it is a must. And it is not so expensive (6 euro).

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Laurenţiu Ş
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The Northern Ostrobothnia museum is a quite large museum for the size of the city, and it is an important point for to understand a little bit the history of the people of the Northern. It is located in a very beautiful park just closed...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Lucio-Scotland
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Def that kinda museum you do not want to miss. It reminded me of Vapriikki museum area in Tampere ...a little bit ..it's smaller but a bit interactive which I like. Overall, solid museum ,I recommend

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank nikollm
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Extremely cute Koiramäki exhibition for children and adults. You can also play there. Go and enjoy. And next to museum is a beautiful Ainolan puisto.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank 84maritar
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